Another (if archaic) instance of a top Tory being incapable of using appropriate language. Admittedly, this was in 1996, but Ingham has been proved well and truly wrong since then and it is time for an abject apology.
Let’s have it.
(not satire -it’s the Tories)
If I had my way, former chief press secretary to Margaret Thatcher ‘Sir’ Bernard Ingham would be stripped of his title.
After all the title ‘sir’ is supposed to represent honour and respect and there’s nothing honourable or respectful about the way Ingham has over many years consistently abused the people who lost loved ones in such a tragic way in the Hillsborough disaster.
Ingham sent a letter in 1996 to a Liverpool fan whose friend had died in the disaster in which he told grieving relatives that they should “shut up” about Hillsborough:
And now yet another disgraceful letter sent by Ingham to a Liverpool fan regarding Hillsborough has come to light.
This letter was revealed by Scott Twigg – and was addressed to his stepfather’s…
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